Amanda Williams
  • 2.24 Elizabeth Fry Building

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Personal profile

Biography

Before I joined Norwich Business School in October 2012 I worked at BPP Professional Education for five years as a Subject Specialist.  My role meant that as well as teaching on professional qualifications courses I led specific papers, providing training and guidance to other tutors, preparing course materials and online lectures and generally trying to support my colleagues' teaching.  I carried out this role for ICAEW Advanced Level Corporate Reporting and Audit & Assurance, and for the ACCA paper P1 Governance, Risk and Ethics.  I was also involved in developing scholarship at BPP and organised the production of some of BPP's first Working Papers.

I qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1992 while working for Spicer and Oppenheim (subsequently part of Deloitte).  I worked as a manager in accountancy firms in the Thames Valley and qualified as a Chartered Tax Adviser.  I have been involved in education since 1996.

Teaching Interests

I am currently teaching Financial Accounting, Advanced Financial Accounting and Personal & Corporate Taxation.

External Activities

I have written for the student magazines produced by professional bodies on technical subjects such as this article on internal audit for ACCA Student Accountant http://www.accaglobal.com/content/dam/acca/global/PDF-students/2012s/sa_apr12_p1_audit.pdf and on study techniques, for example this article for the ICAEW publication VITALhttp://www.icaew.com/~/media/Files/Qualifications-and-programmes/aca/aca-students/support-and-services/vital-articles/what-s-your-flavour-vital-apr12.pdf

My BPP publications: Technical update or change in focus? A critical review of the IASB conceptual framework (August 2012);Niche Work (May 2012), and; Risk and Society – tax as a corporate social responsibility (March 2012) can be found athttp://www.bpp.com/bpp-university-college/l/research-and-scholarship?p